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USA_TrackField

Gnar Gnar to Host USAT&F Mountain Running Championships

August 2, 2021

The USATF Mountain Ultra Trail council unanimously approved the Gnar Gnar race to host the 2021 USATF Mountain Running Championships. more >>


SynLawn

New Golf Facility Open at SYNLawn® New York

August 2, 2021

SYNLawn® New York is showcasing their new 18-hole mini golf course at Jones Beach State Park that is now up and running. more >>


FitRankings

Two Multiday Events Offered by FitRankings

July 30, 2021

The events allow participants to challenge themselves and are hosted by MTN OPS athlete Cameron Hanes. more >>


WomenWhoHike

#HikeUnited21 Event Starts This Weekend

July 30, 2021

Outdoor Advocacy Project, Women Who Hike, In Solidarity Project and Latino Outdoors announced the #HikeUnited21 event, August 2021. more >>


Spartan

Lake Tahoe Area to Welcome Spartan North American Championship

July 30, 2021

Spartan will once again return to the rugged mountains of North Lake Tahoe, CA for the 2021 Spartan North American Championship. more >>



Springfield

Springfield, Illinois: The Place Where Legendary Events are Made

June 7, 2021

Springfield, Illinois is nestled in the heart of the Midwest and situated along the iconic Route 66. It is a place where families experience one of... more >>


Smaller

Pigs, Pickles and Planes in Goldsboro-Wayne County

May 12, 2021

Nestled in the heart of eastern North Carolina between Raleigh and the coast, Goldsboro-Wayne County is a destination with rich culture and a unique... more >>


GulfShores_Smaller

Get Back in the Game on the Alabama Gulf Coast

May 12, 2021

Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events wants to help make your planning process as seamless and straightforward as possible. more >>


Smaller

Round Rock, Texas is Open for Business

May 12, 2021

Round Rock is open for business! We have above and beyond in order to maintain a safe environment for our players and visitors. more >>


Frisco

Frisco, Texas: The City That Plays

May 12, 2021

Now’s your shot! Score big with a sports destination that nets unlimited opportunities to plan, play and stay in Frisco, The City That Plays. more >>



DaytonaBeach

Research: Surging Daytona Beach Golf Community Enjoys Strong Spring Season

July 26, 2021

Daytona Beach, Florida has seen an enormous spike in spring golf, according to its research. more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage Esplanade Golf & Country Club

July 19, 2021

Troon® has been selected to manage Esplanade Golf & Country Club, a private club and community located in Naples, Florida. more >>


PGATOUR_Comcast

Comcast Business Sponsors TOUR TOP 10

July 19, 2021

The PGA TOUR announced that Comcast Business signed a multi-year deal to sponsor the Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10. more >>


ClubClassic

ClubCorp Charity Classic Generates More Than $1.4 Million for Charity Through Challenging 2020

July 19, 2021

ClubCorp continued its tradition by generating more than $1.4 million of donations through its Charity Classic events. more >>


NHFH

MileSplit Named NFHS Official Corporate Partner

July 19, 2021

The NFHS has announced MileSplit, a premier nationwide online network, for cross country and track and field coverage and registration. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Chicago Southland Gives Sports the MVP Treatment   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

The sales team at the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau can't wait to welcome you back to the Chicago Southland! More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
The Richmond Region: Outdoor Sports Central   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Named America’s #1 river city, the Richmond, Virginia region is a place where teams want to play and where families want to visit. More>>


Smaller Case study | May 14, 2021
Frisco, Texas Is The City That Plays   

By: Sports Destination Management Team

Now’s your shot! Score big with a sports destination that nets unlimited opportunities to plan, play and stay in Frisco, The City That Plays. More>>


White Papers

Berkman_Harvard Whitepaper | January 1, 2018
Bringing Mindsports into the Classroom and Beyond   

Researchers at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society compiled a research paper on the effects of mind sports. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | November 1, 2017
Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018   

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>


Articles

Pool Facilities: What's Going on Below the Surface? Article | April 30, 2009
Pool Facilities: What's Going on Below the Surface?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What do pool sports and site selection have in common? There's a lot going on below the surface, and what looks effortless is not. Finding the right...   More>>


blank Article | April 30, 2009
The Water's Fine: America's Swimming Facilities

By: Juli Anne Patty

Swimming is one of the world’s most popular sports, and it is America's largest participatory sport. According to USA Swimming, the national...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2009
The World's First Sport: Track & Field

By: Juli Anne Patty

Track and field or "athletics" - from the Greek word "athlos" meaning contest - is the world’s oldest physical competition, the original sporting...   More>>


Mountain Region: The Hills are Alive with Sports Destinations Article | February 28, 2009
Mountain Region: The Hills are Alive with Sports Destinations

By: Amy Henderson

When you think about the mountain region as a destination, what typically comes to mind is skiing, skating and snowboarding. Well, it's time to...   More>>



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